Here are the most and least tax-friendly countries

As the deadline for tax filing grows closer and closer, plenty of Americans are preparing their returns and shaking their heads at just how much they owe in taxes. Particularly, if you're in one of the top tax brackets, you might be seeing nearly four of every 10 dollars you earn headed to the federal government.

However, if you think America's top tax rates are totally ridiculous, you might be surprised to learn the U.S. doesn't have the highest — or lowest — taxes when compared with the rest of the world.

Click through to see the best and worst countries for taxes, starting with the least tax-friendly countries.